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    HC makes some observations on appointment of judges

    High Court observes that a person should not be recommended for the post of its judge unless he or she does not have commitment to the fundamental principles of the state policy and Liberation War.

  • Mobile tower radiation: Govt asked to obtain expert report on health risk

    The High Court directs the health ministry to obtain a report from the experts of three international organisations about public health risk from radiation emitted from mobile phone towers set up in different areas across the country.

  • 2 judges warned for not following rules in dealing with bail plea

    The High Court cautions two lower court judges for not following relevant rules in dealing with a bail petition in connection with a case filed under Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act.

  • Send records to CJ for decision on disposal of Ershad’s graft case: HC

    The High Court orders its officials concerned to send all the records of corruption case filed against Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad to the chief justice for decision on disposal of the case.

  • HC wants progress report on Padma inquiry

    The High Court directs the government to submit a report before it on progress about formation of an inquiry commission to identify the “culprits who made up false stories” about a corruption conspiracy involving the Padma bridge project.

  • Why not probe into RU VC’s graft allegation: HC

    The High Court issues a rule asking authorities concerned to explain why the Anti-Corruption commission should not be directed to investigate into a graft allegation against Rajshahi University vice chancellor and three others.

  • HC stays SCC Mayor Arif's suspension

    The High Court stays the suspension of Sylhet City Corporation Mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury for next six months.

  • Oishee’s death reference hearing resumes

    The High Court begins hearing on the death reference and appeals in a case filed against Oishee Rahman on charge of killing her parents in 2013.

  • Verdict on legality of magistrates running mobile courts any day

    The High Court will deliver a verdict any day on a writ petition that challenged the legality of operation of mobile courts comprising executive magistrates for trial of petty crimes on the spot.

  • Assign administrator for IND-BD match: Hyderabad HC

    In view of the Test match between India and Bangladesh scheduled to be held at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium here on February 9 as well as the ongoing tussle among various groups for control over the Hyderabad Cricket Association, the high court was on Thursday urged to appoint an administrator to ensure smooth conduct of the match.

  • HC adjourns verdict delivery on Hazari’s JS membership

    The High Court adjourns delivery of the verdict on a writ petition challenging legality of Jatiya Sangsad membership of Nizam Uddin Hazari, an Awami League leader in Feni.

  • Money laundering: Destiny MD, 50 others indicted

    A Dhaka court frames charges against 51 people including Destiny Group Managing Director Rafiqul Amin in connection with two money laundering cases.

  • Nizam Hazari’s JS membership verdict deferred

    The High Court verdict on a writ petition challenging legality of Jatiya Sangsad membership of Nizam Uddin Hazari, an Awami League leader of Feni, is deferred till August 23.

  • Explain ambiguity in Children Act: HC

    The High Court seeks explanation from two ministries regarding ambiguity in Children Act, 2013 in holding trial of an adult accused in a case filed under this law.

  • Verdict on Nizam Hazari’s JS membership Aug 17

    The High Court fixes August 17 for delivering verdict on a writ petition challenging the legality of holding the post of lawmaker by Nizam Uddin Hazari, an Awami League leader in Feni.

  • HC asks govt to report on organ trade of tigers

    The High Court directs the government to submit a report by September 1 on steps taken over allegations that organs of tigers killed in the Sundarbans are being smuggled to India.

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    Change law to bar MPs in educational instt: HC

    High Court directs the authorities concerned to take steps in two months for amending the provisions of a law that allows lawmakers to become chairman of the governing bodies of private educational institutions.

  • HC stays Rajuk’s notice to relocate a Gulshan restaurant

    The High Court stays for six months the effectiveness of a notice issued by Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (Rajuk) that asked the authorities to relocate Food Palace Restaurant from Gulshan-1.

  • HC rules against govt’s order on non-MPO teachers’ benefits

    The High Court questions the legality of a government order that restricted giving salary to the teachers of non-government high schools and colleges, who are not enjoying monthly payment order.

  • SC stayed acquittal of 11 accused

    The Supreme Court yesterday stayed until July 14 a portion of the High Court verdict that acquitted 11 accused in Awami League lawmaker Ahsanullah Master killing case.

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    SC stays Nur’s bail order over Ctg cocaine haul case

    The Supreme Court stays a High Court order that granted bail to Nur Mohammad, chairman of Khan Jahan Ali Ltd, in the case filed over the liquid cocaine that was seized from a container carrying sun-flower oil at Chittagong port in May last year.

  • Hazaribagh tanners, compensation for environmental damage, HC

    Pay fine until relocation

    With tanners dithering over relocation of their factories to Savar, the High Court yesterday ordered the owners of 154 tanneries in the capital's Hazaribagh to pay Tk 50,000 each a day in compensation for damaging the environment in the area.

  • Money laundering: Verdict on Tarique’s acquittal any day

    The High Court to deliver a verdict any day on the appeal filed against a lower court judgment that acquitted BNP leader Tarique Rahman in a money laundering case.

  • Death sentence for 6 confirmed

    The High Court yesterday confirmed the death penalty of six persons, including a central Jubo Dal leader, for killing Awami League lawmaker Ahsanullah Master, a decade after a trial court sentenced 22 people to death and six others to life term for the 2004 murder.

  • HC upholds death for 6 Ahsanullah Master killers

    High Court upholds death penalty for six persons who were convicted earlier of assassinating Awami League lawmaker Ahsanullah Master in Tongi near the capital, Dhaka, in 2004.

  • SC also for stopping production of 20 drug companies

    Supreme Court upholds a High Court order that directed the government to halt production of 20 pharmaceutical companies for manufacturing substandard drugs. The apex court also asks the HC to hear and dispose of the rule over legality of the government’s inaction to stop production of the 20 companies by August 18.

  • HC to deliver appeal verdict today

    The High Court is set to deliver today its verdict on the death reference and appeals in the case filed in connection with the assassination of Awami League lawmaker Ahsanullah Master in Tongi in May 2004.

  • HC stays 10 cases against editor

    The High Court yesterday stayed for three months the proceedings of 10 cases against The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam.

  • Vote rigging: Convicted BCL leader gets bail

    The High Court today grants bail to a leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) who was jailed for two years for carrying an illegal firearm and vote rigging during Union Parishad election in Hathazari upazila of Chittagong.

  • HC stays proceedings of 10 cases against Star editor

    High Court has stayed for three months the proceedings of 10 cases filed on charges of defamation and sedition against The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam.

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